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2023 Presidency: Igbos should lobby, they can’t get it by whipping up sentiments- APC

The All Progressive Congress has said that the next presidential candidate of the party will be based on agreement by stakeholders”. The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, speaking with the Sun, also suggested measures the Southeast geopolitical zone can adopt to actualise Igbo presidency in 2023. “We know that there are six geographical ...

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2023: “Igbos not yet matured for presidency,”- Imo ex-Commissioner

Ex-Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Public Utilities in Imo State, Vitalis Ajumbe, has said that Igbos are not yet matured to produce presidency in 2023. He advised them to rather pursue the Vice- Presidential slot and build from there. He spoke in an interview in Abuja, saying the Igbo people are not united enough politically to present a candidate for ...

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“Unite with northerners to produce next President,” Arthur Eze tells Igbos

Arthur Eze, says for Igbo to produce next President, they must work with people of the North. In an interview with newsmen the Anambra-born billionaire claimed Igbo have benefitted more under President Muhammadu Buhari government. He added that the president had become a hero in the zone for executing projects like Akanu Ibiam International Airport and the Second Niger Bridge. ...

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Why Igbos in Lagos must support APC govt- Lawmaker

Mr Jude Idimogu, Member, Lagos House of Assembly, has told Igbo living in Lagos to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) to make the state a better place for all. Idimogu, representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II, made the appeal while addressing newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos. “Today, APC is the party that is ruling in Nigeria and in Lagos State. Instead ...

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2023: Igbos will never rule Nigeria unless they produce acceptable candidate- Buhari’s Minister

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba has urged Igbos to tread softly in their clamouring for Igbo presidency. According to him, there was no time in the history of Nigeria that the presidency was ceded to a particular ethnic group based on tribe, hence the Southeast should be careful over the term Igbo presidency. Nwajiuba said: “Anybody talking ...

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Igbos in Lagos meet, strategise for 2023

Igbos in Lagos State have appointed executives to work towards ensuring that the All Progressives Congress (APC) gets a better outing in 2023. Leader Jude Idimogu, who represents Oshodi/Isolo II State Constituency, has begun mass mobilisation and sensitisation of all Igbo in Lagos on the importance of belonging to the ruling party. He named 40 members of the group and ...

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Igbos are not anti-APC, says Lagos lawmaker

The lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Jude Idimogu, has said.that the belief that Ndigbo are generally opposed to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) lacks a factual basis, Idimogu, leader of the Igbo in the APC, said he intended to help change the narrative that Ndigbo did not like APC. “The problem was ...

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I will evangelise to convince Igbos to join APC- Gov Uzodinma

The Imo state Governor, Hope Uzodinma has vowed to embark on evagelical mission to convert Igbos to join APC He  described his emergence as the only APC governor in the Southeast states as an act of God. He said to this end, more attention is on him to unify the five Southeast states. The Governor made this remark  at the ...

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Presidency 2023: Don’t deceive yourselves, North will never support you, Fani-Kayode tells Igbos

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has also joined the debates on the clamouring of Igbo Presidency in 2023. Fani-Kayode on Tuesday said the north will never support the idea of Igbo Presidency come 2023. He added that the Igbo do not need Presidency at the moment but emancipation. Fani-Kayode on his Twitter page wrote: “If you believe that the ...

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Let your impact be felt by Nigerians, IBB urges Igbos

Ex- military President,  Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), on Saturday urged Igbos to ensure that Nigerians continue to feel their positive impact. He said this was due to their tenecity in business enterprises which spans the length and breath of the country and beyond. Babangida made the remark in Minna, when the Igbo Delegates Assembly (IDA), from the 19 Northern ...

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